Cast Iron

HDC@LPC – July 23, 2013

Designation Items Item 1 LP – 2551 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN STEINWAY & SONS RECEPTION ROOM & HALLWAY, FIRST FLOOR INTERIOR, 109-113 West 57th Street Steinway & Sons moved to their Warren & Wetmore designed headquarters in 1925.  Joining other musical and artistic neighbors such as the American Fine Arts Society Building, the American Piano Company’s […]

HDC@LPC – June 25, 2013

Item 1 LP – 2490 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN TAMMANY HALL, 100-102 East 17th Street/44-48 Union Square East As many of you know, the Historic Districts Council and others have been advocating for more than a decade for the designation of this corner stone of Union Square.  The 1928 Colonial Revival style building, now home to […]

HDC@LPC March 19, 2013

Item 27 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN 130682- Block 1407, lot 51- 150 East 73rd Street aka 1009-1017 Lexington – Upper East Side Extension Historic District A Colonial Revival style apartment building designed by Cross & Cross and built in 1922-23. Application is to establish a master plan governing the future replacement of windows. […]

HDC@LPC September 11, 2012

Item 1 LP – 2505 BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN THE RAINBOW ROOM, 30 Rockefeller Center The Historic Districts Council is the advocate for New York City’s designated historic districts, landmarks and buildings meriting preservation. The Rainbow Room is already a landmark in the hearts and minds of many throughout the world.  Built in the midst of […]

HDC@LPC Testimony: June 5, 2012

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 130937- Block 266, lot 30- 210 Joralemon Street – Borough Hall Skyscraper Historic District A neo-Classical style civic building designed by McKenzie Voorhees & Gmelin and built in 1932-26. Application is to modify window openings at the ground floor, replace second story windows and install awnings and […]

December 20, 2011

  Item 1 LP – 2202 BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN New York and Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building, 360 Third Avenue Avenue, Tax Map Bock 987, Lot 7 HDC is opposed to the significant decrease proposed for the landmarked site of the New York and Long Island Coignet Stone Company Building.  A five-foot “buffer zone” […]

November 22, 2011

Item 4 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 123794- Block 253, lot 13- 89 Joralemon Street – Brooklyn Heights Historic District An Anglo-Italianate style rowhouse built in 1861-1879. Application is to alter the stoop newel posts and areaway walls. While it is nice to see an application to improve upon this fine rowhouse, it is […]

October 18, 2011

Item 9 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 122116- Block 1063, lot 37- 52 8th Avenue aka 242-253 Berkeley Place – Park Slope Historic District A mansion designed by F. Carlos Merry and built in 1886. Application is to alter openings on the Berkeley Place façade. HDC finds the proposed opening alteration appropriate, but asks […]

September 6, 2011

Item 1 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF QUEENS 111328- Block 8023, lot 16- 330 Knollwood Avenue – Douglaston Historic District A Colonial Revival style house built in 1941. Application is to construct a rear addition.               HDC finds the proposed addition to be far too large for this Douglaston […]

August 9, 2011

ITEM 5 CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN 12-0228 – Block 2102, lot 54- 314 Carlton Avenue – Fort Greene Historic District An Italianate style house built c. 1857. Application is to demolish an existing rear extension and construct a rear addition. While the existing extension is modest in scale, the new extension would project […]

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